Slow Cooker Faux Gumbo
This flavor-packed gumbo might not be the traditional recipe, but it still packs a punch! Slow-cooked crab legs, shrimp, andouille sausage, and the perfect mix of seasonings give this hearty southern gumbo all its flavor.
Course: Slow Cooker
Cuisine: Southern/ Soul Food
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 5 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
2 lbs crab leg clusters
1 lb jumbo shrimp deveined
1 lb andouille sausage chopped
2 lbs chicken your favorite piece
6 oz tomato paste
4 cups chicken broth
3 tsp creole seasoning
1 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
8 garlic cloves minced
1 large green bell pepper diced
1 large yellow onion diced
2 cups chopped okra fresh or frozen
1 tbsp gumbo file’
Add the tomato paste and chicken broth into a 6 qt, and mix well.
Next add in the chicken, andouille sausage, onions, bell peppers, okra, garlic, creole seasoning, and black pepper.
Turn the slow cooker on high, and let cook for 4 hours.
Once everything has been cooking for 3 hours add in the crab and shrimp.
Stir the ingredients, and place the lid back on the slow cooker.
Sprinkle in the gumbo file’ during the last 15 minutes of cooking, and stir in.
Once the gumbo is done serve with rice, cornbread, and hot sauce.